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 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.


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  Adams, Leslie (b. 1932)   cast, piano
  Ajibola, J.O. (b. 1898)   barrister, minister
  Akpabot, Samuel Ekpe (b. 1931)   college professor, composer
  Allen, Gilbert (b. 1907)   conductor, composer
  Amu, Ephraim (b. 1899)   college professor, composer
  Anderson, Thomas Jefferson (b. 1928)   composer
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Baker, David Nathaniel (b. 1931)   bassoon, composer
  Bankole, Ayo (b. 1935 d. 1976)   composer
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Bethune Greene, Thomas (b. 1849 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Billups, Kenneth Browne (b. 1918 d. 1985)   music educator, choir conductor
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bland, Ed [Edward Osmund] (b. 1946 a. 1989)   composer, music director
  Bland, James Allen (b. 1854 d. 1911)   minstrel show musician, professor
  Boatner, Edward Hammond (b. 1898 d. 1981)   composer
  Bradford, Alex E. (b. 1927 d. 1978)   cantante, cast
  Bridgetower, George (Augustus) Polgreen (b. 1779 d. 1860)   violin
  Brindis de Salas, Claudio Jose Domingo (b. 1800 d. 1872)   composer, conductor
  Brown, James (b. 1933)   band, bass guitar
  Brymn, Tim [James Timothy] (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, lyricist
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Burrs, Leslie S. (b. 1952)   flute, music educator
  Campbell, Lucie Eddie (b. 1885 d. 1963)   composer of gospel songs
  Carter, Warrick (b. 1942)   arranger, composer
  Ceron, Jose Dolores (b. 1897 d. 1969)   composer
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Clark, Rogie (b. 1917)   composer
  Cleveland, James L. (b. 1932 d. 1991)   gospel singer, composer
  Coleman, Charles DeWitt (b. 1926 d. 1991)   composer, organ
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel (b. 1875 d. 1912)   composer
  Cook, Will Marion (b. 1869 d. 1944)   composer, director
  Cordero, Roque (b. 1917)   composer, conductor
  Cunningham, Arthur H. (b. 1928)   composer
  Dabney, Ford T. (b. 1883 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Dawson, William Levi (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  De Paur, Leonard Etienne (b. 1915)   composer, choral director
  Dett, Robert Nathaniel (Farbiger) (b. 1882 d. 1943)   composer, teacher
  Diton, Carl Rossini (b. 1886 d. 1962)   piano, composer
  Domino, Fats (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Donegan, Dorothy (b. 1924)   piano, organ
  Duncan, John (b. 1913 d. 1975)   composer, college professor
  El-Dabh, Halim (Abdul Messiah) (b. 1921)   composer
  Elie, Justin (b. 1883 d. 1931)   conductor, composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Euba, Akin (b. 1935)   composer, university professor
  Fiberesima, Adam (b. 1926)   composer
  Fox, Frederick Alfred (b. 1931)   composer, lighting designer
  Franklin, Aretha (b. 1942)   soul singer, vocals
  Furman, James (b. 1937 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Garcia, Juan Francisco (b. 1892 d. 1974)   composer
  Hailstork, Adolphus Cunningham (b. 1941)   composer, conductor
  Hairston, Jester Joseph (b. 1901)   choir conductor
  Hakim, Talib Rasul (b. 1940 d. 1988)   composer
  Hall, Frederick Douglass (b. 1898 d. 1982)   music educator, composer
  Hancock, Eugene Wilson (White) (b. 1929 d. 1994)   music educator, organ
  Hancock, Herbie [Herbert Jeffrey] (b. 1940)   piano, arranger
  Harris, Howard C. (b. 1940)   conductor, arranger
  Harris, Robert Allen (b. 1938)   piano, music educator
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herbison, Jeraldine Saunders (b. 1941)   violin, music educator
  Jackson, Michael (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  Jeanty, Occide (b. 1860 d. 1936)   military bandmaster
  Johnson, Hall (b. 1888 d. 1970)   choir, choral director
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Jones, Quincy (Delight) (b. 1933)   arranger, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Kay, Ulysses (Simpson) (b. 1917 d. 1995)   composer
  Kennedy, Joseph J. (b. 1923)   violin, composer
  Kerr, Thomas Henderson (b. 1915 d. 1988)   college professor, composer
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  King, Betty Jackson [Betty Lou] (b. 1928 d. 1994)   music educator, composer
  Lambert, Lucien Leon Guillaume (b. 1858 d. 1945)   composer, piano
  Lamothe, Ludovic (b. 1882 d. 1954)   composer, piano
  Lewis, John (Aaron) (b. 1920)   arranger, composer
  Logan, Wendell (Morris) (b. 1940)   composer, music educator
  Lovinggood, Penman (b. 1895)   writer, singer
  Margetson, Edward Henry (b. 1891 d. 1962)   composer
  McCall, Maurice Henderson (b. 1943)   composer, music educator
  Merrifield, Norman Lavelle (b. 1906)   composer, arranger
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Moore, Carman Leroy (b. 1936)   composer, writer
  Moore, Dorothy Rudd (b. 1940)   composer, soprano
  Moore, Kermit Diton (b. 1929)   cello, arranger
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Nelson, Oliver (Edward) (b. 1932 d. 1975)   composer, arranger
  Nickerson, Camille Lucie (b. 1888 d. 1982)   piano, organ
  Olatunji, Michael Babatunde (b. 1920)   folk music drummer
  Owens, Robert Lee (b. 1925)   composer, piano
  Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor (b. 1932)   composer, dance arranger
  Perry, Julia (Amanda) (b. 1924 d. 1979)   composer, conductor
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Price, Florence Beatrice (b. 1888 d. 1953)   composer, arranger
  Republicano, Assis (b. 1897 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  Rivers, Clarence Joseph (b. 1931)   composer of sacred music, priest
  Roberts, Howard Alfred (b. 1924)   choir conductor, music director
  Roldan, Amadeo (b. 1900 d. 1939)   composer, violin
  Sancho, Ignatius (b. 1729 d. 1780)   composer
  Smith, Hale (b. 1925)   composer, arranger
  Smith, Nathaniel Clark (b. 1877 d. 1933)   conductor, music educator
  Southall, Mitchell Bernard (b. 1922 d. 1989)   composer, arranger
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Swanson, Howard (b. 1907 d. 1978)   composer
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Billy [William Edward] (b. 1921)   piano, music educator
  Taylor, Maude Cummings (b. 1897 d. 1984)   composer, teacher
  Tillis, Frederick Charles (b. 1930)   composer, administrator
  Tindley, Charles Albert (b. 1851 d. 1933)   minister, composer of gospel hymns
  Turkson, Ato Alphonso (b. 1933)   composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  White, Andrew Nathaniel (b. 1942)   saxophone, composer
  White Lafitte, Jose (Silvestre de los Dolores) (b. 1836 d. 1918)   violin, composer
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica
  Work, John Wesley (b. 1901 d. 1967)   composer, scholar

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